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Officer Michelle Vallor and community leader Vung It. (Liz Jones/KUOW)
Officer Michelle Vallor and community leader Vung It. (Liz Jones/KUOW)
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In many minority communities, relations with police are strained. Seattle is no exception, but the city wants to change that. One way is with a new program that brings together officers and people who often avoid them, starting with refugee women, a population they see as especially vulnerable. From Here & Now contributor station KUOW, Liz Jones reports.

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  • Liz Jones, reporter for KUOW, covering immigration, diversity and general news. She tweets @KUOWLiz.

This segment aired on July 17, 2015.

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